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Re: IP address blocked on certain site

On Thu, 03 Feb 2011 22:21:34 -0500
"Aplin, Justin M" <jmaplin@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 2/3/2011 8:28 PM, Joe Btfsplk wrote:
> > I am using Torbutton.  It is supposed to Torrify Firefox - yes?
> In a roundabout way, yes. Torbutton forwards Firefox traffic to Polipo, 
> which in turn sends the traffic to the SOCKS port of Tor. Disabling 
> Torbutton and entering the Tor SOCKS information into Firefox's network 
> configuration would skip the Polipo part, and eliminate any problems you 
> might be having with some hidden Polipo cache.

Turning off 'Use Polipo' in the Torbutton Preferences dialog would be
easier and much safer.

Robert Ransom

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